Buyer

Stafford Springs, United States of America

*Experience in purchasing/buying within the manufacturing industry required*

Job location: Stafford Springs, CT 06076 

Salary: $50,000 to $68,000 + quarterly bonus up to 5%. Benefits start on the 1st of the month after they are employed (i.e., hired on June 15th, their benefits start July 1st. (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Tuition Reimbursement; PTO)

Education / Certifications: High School Diploma / College degree is preferred (Associates or Bachelor’s)

Preferred Experience: Experience in buying electronic components for PCB Assembly

Scope:  

  • Responsible to review and complete purchase orders and contact suppliers to place orders 
  • Expedites the delivery of purchased items in order to meet delivery schedules 
  • Communicates directly with Operations to provide supply updates and works directly with suppliers to resolve material issues
  • Applies independent problem-solving strategies and comfortable working under limited supervision 

Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Reviews purchase requisitions, estimates costs, and purchases material as required
  • Maintains knowledge on how to use systems to perform specific purchasing tasks (e.g. processing requisitions, purchase orders, change orders, contracts, rejections) and to utilize system information/output to investigate or resolve business issues
  • Obtains quotes and assists in negotiating most suitable prices, terms, and delivery schedules
  • Monitors the quality, delivery, and price of products and services contracted
  • Expedites Purchase Orders when necessary and ensures delivery of products to end-user
  • Identifies, captures, and documents cost savings opportunities to achieve annual cost savings objectives
  • Contribute to the team’s success in maintaining inventory control goals by adjusting POs and monitoring suppliers
  • Interfaces with all departments to ensure schedules are maintained as well as outside sources/services
  • Develops and maintains positive customer relationships
  • Continually tracks and informs on new products, substitute products, and model changes
  • Maintains the Supplier Review Program involving the correct number of good suppliers, including the ability to forecast material cost via effective supplier relationship management skills
  • Works with the Purchasing Manager on special projects


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